The day President Trump rescinded Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA), it seemed like my dream of becoming a teacher was being yanked out from under me.
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“Ethnic Studies and social justice are a critical lens through which we can get a new perspective on history, so we are not doomed to repeat it.”
“It’s important that we let DACA families know that the union and community are in this together.” — Para-educator and DACA activist Saul Ramos
World renowned hip hop producer, DJ Spinna, has released a playlist especially for educators working tirelessly for social and racial justice inside our public schools and out.
Fakhra Shah knows first-hand what it’s like to be on the receiving end of anti-Muslim slurs and stereotyping. Growing up Muslim in the Bay Area, she’s experienced them her whole life. As a social studies teacher at Mission High School in San Francisco, one of Shah’s primary goals is to prevent bullying by teaching respect … Continued
Dreamers and DACA recipients are turning their energy to a permanent legislative fix, the DREAM Act of 2017.
The fate of 800,000 young people brought to this country as children hangs in the balance as Trump weighs ending the program.
Her journey began with a law designed to strip educators of their right to collectively bargain.
Educators in the classroom have a wealth of experience and insight to share in the development of policies that impact equity and opportunities for their students.